Quotation Explorer - 'Slight'

Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far. - Euripides
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice. - George Goethals
Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter. - Sharon Salzberg
Who would've thought such a slight tilt in our earthly axis could make such a big difference in our lives? The big wheel keeps on turning and here we are again, looking in the sweet face of darkness. - Geoffrey Neighor
Desires are only the lack of something: and those who have the greatest desires are in a worse condition than those who have none, or very slight ones. - Plato
When you're already going through a rough patch of life; a slight wave from past thrash you down so gracefully that journey bcms an unending shore ! - Monika Arora
I always believed that If I’m not carrying at least a slight poetically painful crack in my heart I’ve been cheated by nature. - Annie Ali
INJURY, n. An offense next in degree of enormity to a slight. - Ambrose Bierce
I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us. - Charles Dickens
Even the intellectual crowd will have none of me. Physically, I look like one of them. Graying at the temples, I walk with a slight limp and wear thick glasses. - Groucho Marx
You are perfectly right in making some slight alteration. Indeed, no woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating. - Oscar Wilde
101 Reason why its its great to be a woman : Since the advent of feminism, we can publicly ogle male bodies and not be called sexist. If a man indulges in this behavior over a picture of naked woman, he is a sexist pig, and recompense must be demanded for this slight on womankind. - Summersdale Publishers
Nor Fame I slight, nor her favors call; She comes unlook'd for, if she comes at all. - Alexander Pope
My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. - Jimmy Durante
Pain is slight if opinion has added nothing to it; ... in thinking it slight, you will make it slight. Everything depends on opinion. It is according to opinion that we suffer. A man is as wretched as he has convinced himself that he is. - Seneca
You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight. - Elizabeth Gilbert
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
Pains are not to be relievedSorrows are not to fade awaya slight change in the visionmay bring a new experience - Rixa White
Today, find a point of stillness: brief, but precious slight, but full small, but luminously real. Find a point stillness in the balance of all things between the breathing out and breathing in. - Na'ama Yehuda
There's isn't any slight of hand in Spirituality, everything you desire is right there for you to see. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Very little is needed for everything to be upset and ruined, only a slight lapse in reason. - Epictetus
ACQUAINTANCE, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous. - Ambrose Bierce
I don’t want content. I want slight fear. Anxiety. I want a longing devotion for a twist of absence. The feeling of complete isn’t quite pleasing. - Dominic Riccitello
What did you think, that joy / was some slight thing? - Mark Doty
If America runs on Dunkin', do I detect a slight limp? - Josh Stern
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far. - Euripides
"My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure. - Michel de Montaigne
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
The sad thing is that so many people, in the belief that the universe is organized to suit and influence them, are willing to sacrifice even the slight cranial capacity with which evolution has equipped us. - Christopher Hitchens
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